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Synonyms for chlorine

a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens

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Rescue workers and opposition activists in eastern Ghouta have accused the government of using chlorine gas during the campaign.
The Government has repeatedly denied using chlorine gas and reports, which have been recurrent in recent weeks, could not be independently verified.
Syria has lately seized, after liberating a number of regions in Hama countryside from terrorism, more than 40 tons of chlorine gas in the presence of the Chemical Weapons convention's inspectors," The Foreign Ministry's National Committee on implementing Syria obligations according to its accession to CWC said in a statement on Tuesday.
Name of Project: Engaging of labour and procurment of chlorine gas cylinders for water treatment plant at puttalamma filters
More than two dozen people have been admitted to the hospital due to the leak of chlorine gas at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan located at Dehradun, the situation is under control," Rawat tweeted.
Muscat: An expatriate worker was rushed to hospital after inhaling chlorine gas that leaked at a desalination plant in Samayil province, 70km from Oman's capital, officials say.
Jeish Al-Fatah militants fired chlorine gas towards the advancing Syrian Army during their assault on Menyan district last night," the military source said.
The Civil Defence accused the government of two other suspected chlorine gas attacks in August .
The attack on the city's eastern Zabadieh neighbourhood saw at least four barrel bombs dropped on the area, one of which purportedly released the chlorine gas.
Khaled Harah, a first responder in the rebel-held part of Aleppo, said a government helicopter dropped four barrel bombs on the neighborhood of Zabadieh and that one of them released chlorine gas, leading to the deaths of a mother and her two children.
The investigation will build on the information discovered by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that chlorine gas was most likely used on opposition-held villages in the Idlib and Hama provinces.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Dozens of civilians in Al-Mosul suffered of suffocation as a result of the bombing of the international coalition aircraft to a complex of facilities for the terrorists includes a laboratory for the manufacture of chlorine gas and a workshop for the manufacture of improvised explosive devices, rockets and car bombs.
Chlorine gas was first used in warfare by German troops on April 22, 1915.
According to the reporter, Amir Bar Shalom, it appears chlorine gas bombs have made their way from Syria to Hizbullah's hands, despite the IDF's efforts to interdict the transfer.
Al-Ayyam said about 40 people suffocated by chlorine gas after government forces dropped barrels containing chlorine gas on a civilian area in Idlib province to the north of Syria, on Friday.